Gender, Sport and Leisure Symposium, De Montfort University, Friday, 17th January, 2014 10:00–16:00

gender-boxingFriday, 17th January, 2014 ,10:00–16:00, International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, Clephan Building, LT 3.03 

Keynote: Dr Charles Little
Re-Examining the Place of Working Class Women within Sports History: Examples from Early-Twentieth Century Australia 

Plenary Speakers:

  • Nicola Stead Women’s Boxing History – A Survey 
  • Matthew Klugman ‘Pants Full of Bone’: Revisiting the Erotics of Watching Men Play Sport 
  • Stacey Pope Female Fans’ Experiences of Rugby Union’s Amateur Era 
  • Jessica Richards Finessing Fandom: How Female Fans Map Their Match Day Experience 

Faculty Lecture for Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers:
Dr Ian Lyne: Associate Director of Programmes at the Arts and Humanities Research Council. Dr Lyne will lead a postgraduate training session focussed on contemporary issues in academia, career development and adapting to an academic career beyond postgraduate study.

Lunch provided. To book a free place email before Jan 6th 2014.

Symposium sponsored by the British Society of Sports History.

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